The City of Durham, North Carolina has shut down its network after suffering a cyberattack by the Ryuk Ransomware on 07 March 2020. Local media reports that the city fell victim to a phishing attack that ultimately led to the deployment of the Ryuk Ransomware on their systems. Ryuk was developed by a Russian hacker group and finds its way into a network once someone opens a malicious email attachment. Once deployed, Ryuk can spread across network servers through file shares to individual compu
Our UK partners have share an important report on Ryuk Malware.
Ryuk was first seen in August 2018 and has been responsible for multiple attacks globally. Ryuk is a targeted ransomware where demands are set according to the victim’s perceived ability to pay.
The Ryuk ransomware is often not observed until a period of time after the initial infection – ranging from days to months – which allows the actor time to carry out re
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